Bosses warn social care services heading to a ‘difficult place’

By Jamie Hailstone | 17 March 2015

Adult social care services are heading to a ‘difficult place’ unless urgent action is place them on a sustainable footing, council bosses have warned.

In a new report published today by the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) has called for a single shared outcome framework for health care, public health and social care services.

The report also calls for politicians to work together and close the £4.3bn social care funding gap by 2020 and use the next spending review to work towards a single funding settlement for social care and health.

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